Speakers

We are honored to have confirmed the following distinguished speakers for the conference.

Keynote Address
white Mr Christopher Walsh
Partner, Clifford Chance





Panel 1: Adoption of New Securitization Frameworks in Asia
white Mr James Pedley
Senior Associate, Clifford Chance



Vicky Munzer Jones Ms Vicky Münzer-Jones
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright



Sabi Gordos Mr Sabi Gordos
Director, Financial Services, PwC Australia



Aaron Lei Mr Aaron Lei
Senior Director, Structured Finance Ratings, S&P Global Ratings 



Andy Lei Mr Andy Lai
Head of Origination & Stucturing, Asset Finance & Securitisation, APAC, Global Markets, BNP Paribas



Panel 2: Issuers Roundtable
Vernon Spencer Mr Vernon Spencer
Executive Chairman, Stargate Corporation Group


Kristal Hou Ms Kristal Hou
Executive General Secretary, China Securitization Forum (CSF)


white Mr Andrew Cross
Deputy Treasurer, Asia and Pacific, International Finance Corporation (IFC)


Jerome Cheng Mr Jerome Cheng
Senior VP, Structured Finance Group, Moody's Investors Service


Rahul Arora Mr Rahul Arora
Head of Structured and Asset Finance, Asia, Westpac




Panel 3: Investors Roundtable
Taemoon Chung Mr Taemoon Chung
Senior VP, Head of Securitization Asia, MUFG


Shoichiro Konishi Mr Shoichiro Konishi
Director, International Business Group, Office of International Affairs, Corporate Strategy Department and Chief Economist (Global Markets), Research & Survey Department, Japan Housing Finance Agency (JHF)


white Mr Ankit Garg
ED, ABS Portfolio Management, Standard Chartered


white Mr Francis Clay
Senior VP, Investment Banking Dept. Asia, Structured Credit & Securitization Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)


Marie Lam Ms Marie Lam
Associate MD, Structured Finance Group, Moody's Investors Service




Panel 4: Developments in Other Regional Markets
Loh Yian Ning Mr Yian Ning Loh
Senior VP, Structured Finance Group, Moody's Investors Service


Vikram Bohra Mr Vikram Bohra
Partner, Tax and Regulatory Services, PwC India


Egawa Yukio Mr Yukio Egawa
Chief Strategist & Head of Research Division, Shinsei Securities


Bryane Michael Mr Bryane Michael
Senior Fellow, Asian Institute of International Financial Law, University of Hong Kong and Oxford University


white Mr Kyson Ho
MD, Co-Head of Structured Finance, Asia-Pacific, Global Banking and Markets, HSBC



Panel 5: The Role of Securitization in Infrastructure Finance (Emphasis on the Belt and Road Initiative & Asia)
Giacomo Giannetto Mr Giacomo Giannetto
Senior Financial Sector Specialist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Barry Chan Mr Barry Chan
Hong Kong IBD Head, China International Capital Corporation (CICC)


white Ms Cristina Chang
MD, Head, Global Securitized Products Asia-Pacific, Citi


Kiyoshi Nishimura Mr Kiyoshi Nishimura
CEO, Credit Guarantee & Investment Facility (CGIF)


white Mr Oualid Ammar
Senior Financial Officer, Treasury Client Solutions Asia, International Finance Corporation (IFC)


Emily Chiu Ms Emily Chiu
Regional Head of Structured Finance Business Development, Asia Pacific, S&P Global Ratings



Panel 6: Fintech - The Way Forward?
Russel Parentela Mr Russel Parentela
Global Head of Structured Products, Bloomberg


white Mr Francis Edwards
Partner, Registered Foreign Lawyer, Clifford Chance LLP


white Ms Mae Wang
Senior Advisor, Investments, Focus Ventures


Vincent Sum Mr Vincent Sum
Partner, Mayer Brown


Lesi Zuo Mr Lesi Zuo
CEO, WeShare Holdings Ltd


Vijay Chander Mr Vijay Chander
ED - Fixed Income, ASIFMA



Concurrent Roundtables - Group A

(1) The role of AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Blockchain in Stucturing / Securitizations
white Mr Francis Edwards
Partner, Clifford Chance



Clarence Chan Mr Clarence Chan
VP, Asian Investment Banking Division, MUFG


(2) Covered Bonds Market Update
Jonathan Leung Mr Jonathan Leung
Director, Asset Finance and Securitization, Global Markets, BNP Paribas


Rob Spring Mr Rob Spring
Partner, PwC Australia


(3) Ask the Rating Agencies: Major Credit Issues in the Markets
Hilary Tan Ms Hilary Tan
Senior Director, Head of Non-Japan Asia Structured Finance Group, Fitch Ratings



Lassalvy Laurent Mr Laurent Lassalvy
VP - Senior Credit Officer, Credit Strategy and Standards Group, Moody's Investors Service



Jerry Fang Mr Jerry Fang
Director, Structured Finance Ratings, S&P Global Ratings



Concurrent Roundtables - Group B

(4) The Changing Face of Securitization in China
white Mr Giacomo Giannetto
Senior Financial Sector Specialist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)


white Ms Kristal Hou
Executive General Secretary, China Securitization Forum (CSF)


(5) Comparison of Chinese and US Marketplace Lending
Jason Kravitt Mr Jason Kravitt
Senior Partner,Securitization Practice, Co-Chairman Emeritus, Mayer Brown



Vincent Sum Mr Vincent Sum
Partner, Mayer Brown


(6) Trends in Green Securitization
Anne Marie Neagle Ms Anne-Marie Neagle
Partner, King & Wood Mallesons



Vincent Sum Mr Mervyn Tang
VP, ESG Research, MSCI

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